DRCC News

Detroit River Evening 2020

July 15th, 2020

Many thanks to everyone who came out for the Detroit River Evening on June 17th, 2020 on Zoom. There were over 150 people who either attended or watched the video since the event! Thanks to all the presenters who provided updates on the important work being done in the Detroit River Area of Concern by […]

Protect the Detroit River from home

May 20th, 2020

by Gina Pannunzio, DRCC RAP Assistant There are over 5 million people on the Canadian and American sides of the Detroit River who live in the watershed and depend on it for drinking water. Residents in Canada who live in Turkey Creek, Little River and Canard River watersheds can be stewards of the Detroit River, […]

Earth Day 2020 Update for Windsor-Essex County

March 30th, 2020

Unfortunately in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there are several events that are cancelled this year in Windsor-Essex focused on celebrating Earth Month in different ways. The Earth Day community tree planting in east Windsor is cancelled in April and is expected to be rescheduled to October 2020. In addition, the annual Earth Day […]

What is the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup?

March 26th, 2020

One of the most common questions we get while at outreach events is “What is the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup?” We’ve developed a new brochure that helps answer this question. Learn more about us here!

Draft Binational Screening Criteria for Nominated Chemicals of Mutual Concern Available for Public Review

November 19th, 2019

The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (GLWQA) commits Canada and the United States to prepare and issue Binational Strategies to reduce the release and impact of Chemicals of Mutual Concern (CMCs). The draft Binational Screening Criteria for Nominated CMCs is now available for public review on binational.net. These draft screening criteria were developed to provide […]

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From tree plantings and clean ups, to advocacy and education programs, CLICK HERE to find out how you can be involved with protecting and enhancing the Detroit River.